The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 52 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 12 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.70% 1.06% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.13% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 14
Median daily rate £435 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £271 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +40.62%
PHP Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
674 617 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.60% 93.20% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 394 382
Median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 33
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.90 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -19.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £31.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the Birmingham region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the Birmingham region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (70.59%) HTML
2 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 11 (64.71%) Web Development
4 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
5 9 (52.94%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (52.94%) OO
6 8 (47.06%) Unix
6 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 8 (47.06%) HTTP
6 8 (47.06%) Mac OS X
6 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
6 8 (47.06%) Web Design
6 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
6 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
6 8 (47.06%) Line Management
6 8 (47.06%) Mentoring
6 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (47.06%) Visualisation
6 8 (47.06%) OO PHP
7 7 (41.18%) MySQL
8 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
9 3 (17.65%) WordPress
9 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (11.76%) MVC
10 2 (11.76%) CMS
10 2 (11.76%) LAMP
10 2 (11.76%) Symfony
10 2 (11.76%) Zend

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) WordPress
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
2 7 (41.18%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.88%) PhpStorm
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) CSS
1 12 (70.59%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) LAMP
2 2 (11.76%) RESTful
2 2 (11.76%) Symfony
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) Compass CSS Framework
3 1 (5.88%) CSS3
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) Mason
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) Sass
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
1 8 (47.06%) Mac OS X
1 8 (47.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Web Development
2 9 (52.94%) OO
2 9 (52.94%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (47.06%) Line Management
3 8 (47.06%) Mentoring
3 8 (47.06%) OO PHP
3 8 (47.06%) Web Design
4 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Content Management
7 1 (5.88%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 1 (5.88%) ERP
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Zend
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